Archive for the ‘Networking’ Category

SonicWALL SSL-VPN 200 1024-Bit Workaround

| January 6th, 2014 | 4 Comments »
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It's the new year with new problems! But alas, there are always solutions. (to most problems) Dell SonicWALL along with many other browsers and vendors are supporting the stronger 2048-Bit encryption standard for data transactions. This means older devices (older firmware) that only support 1024-Bit are having issues. Specifically the SSL-VPN 200, I've found that these devices become ...

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Stacking Cisco 2960-S switches

| March 23rd, 2013 | 22 Comments »
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Back in January 2012, I went over the steps on stacking Cisco 3750 switches. You can view that article here. (Stacking Cisco 3750 switches) The steps to stack Cisco's 2960-S switches are generally the same so I won't go into too much detail, but I wanted to shed some light on it just to provide some ...

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Stacking Cisco 3750 switches

| January 15th, 2012 | 27 Comments »
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There are a lot of articles out there on the web for Cisco's 3750 switches. However, there is no promise that those blogs will continue to stay up, so I've decided to create my own blog with my own experiences with Cisco's 3750-E's and 3750-X switches with many tips along the way! I decided to break ...

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SonicWALL-on-a-Stick

| September 10th, 2011 | 51 Comments »
SonicWALL on a Stick, SonicWALL-on-a-Stick

SonicWALL's never tasted so good! I touched up on this subject in my last blog titled, "Solutions to your SonicPoint WLAN Woes!" What I want to do here is go over what is traditionally known as "Router-on-a-Stick" or "ROAS". In this case, "SonicWALL-on-a-Stick" or "SOAS". The concept behind "ROAS" is that instead of taking a router and assigning ...

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Solution to your SonicPoint WLAN woes.

| February 12th, 2011 | 101 Comments »
Small Network Deployment

I recently blogged an article on how to quickly and easily configure a SonicPoint with your SonicWALL firewall. If you haven't read it, you can read it here before reading further. If you have read it, keep on reading! Below is an example of a typical but small deployment utilizing a SonicPoint for wireless access. As you ...

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Sonicpoint: How-to

| January 30th, 2011 | 18 Comments »

SonicWALL comes with nifty little access points called Sonicpoint's. They can either be plugged in directly to your SonicWALL TZ or NSA series firewalls. They are PoE capable which makes installation a breeze if plugging them into PoE(802.3af) capable switchports. If you do not have PoE switchports, you will need their power injector which I am ...

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